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MobilePack

Hilmar Covenant Church mobilized community volunteers to participate in MobilePack, a food-packing event to benefit Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). Bags of food were packed for hungry kids around the world. The local community also benefited from the experience, because their awareness of the issue of global hunger was raised and they realized how they…

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Meal Ministry

Hungry families in the community have the opportunity to eat a delicious soup and salad meal every Sunday night at McMinnville Covenant Church as the church partners with others in the community to meet a need. In addition, the ministry has been a way to develop a heightened sense of community within the congregation and…

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“Remember” – Prison Ministry

“Remember,” based on Hebrews 3:13, is the prison ministry at Hope Community Church in Detroit, MI. Our goal is to mentor, write letters, visit, and assist ex-offenders and persons on parole or probation with reentry into the community. We meet and visit some of our clients in prison; others are referred to us by family…

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Abundant Harvest Pantry

Parkwood Community Church in Villa Park, Illinois has a very unique idea when it comes to feeding members of the community and surrounding suburbs. First of all their Abundant Harvest Pantry, in collaboration with the Dupage County Food Depository, offers two bags of groceries to those who qualify every Tuesday and Friday from 10am to 2pm. Those…

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Back to School Help

At Bethany Covenant Church (Mount Vernon Washington), our Vacation Bible School mission project this summer was bringing in school supplies and money for backpacks to distribute to the local schools that have very poor children. This was done in conjunction with other churches who were doing the same thing. All the elementary schools and junior…

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Small Churches Doing Big Things

Small Churches Doing Big Things is a video highlighting Covenant churches in California’s Calavares County with thriving food ministries to their communities from Spring of 2011.

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Mark Twain Arts Camp

In the summer of 2011, Redeemer Covenant Church is running an arts camp for underprivileged kids at an elementary school in west Tulsa. We did it last year, too, and it was amazing. It runs June 21–24 from 9am to 1pm with a dinner/program the evening of June 24. One hundred kids, 1st – 5th…

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Best Ways to Support Disaster Response

When a disaster strikes many people want to help.  But, what is the best way to help? Sometimes our good intentions to help those in other countries can do more harm than good.  The list in the download below will make you better able to make thoughtful decisions about how to best support disaster relief.…

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Youth Auction

Our annual Youth Auction is a highlight. Baked goods, used items, new toys, times for specific service, homemade furniture are auctioned. The auction usually generates around $2-3,000 annually for our youth projects. It is great fun and the money goes for a worthy cause.

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Ministry for Youth with Special Needs

Debbie (not her real name) is a teenage girl in our church who has Down Syndrome. She and her mom are relatively new to our church. Each Sunday morning, Debbie sits in the front pew with me before worship begins. Her mom has told me that one of the reasons Debbie enjoys sitting with me…

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